Advancing Queensland: age-friendly community grants now open
2019-20 applications are invited from organisations who can provide innovative solutions focused on overcoming barriers older Queenslanders face in relation to the age-friendly domains of communication and information, and social participation.
Seed funding is available for initiatives involving partnerships between local government, community and other organisations to co-develop, implement and promote innovative age-friendly projects.
Successful applications will receive one-off grant funding between $25,000 and $100,000.
The Advancing Queensland: age-friendly community grants program is an important component of the Queensland Government’s commitment to supporting age-friendly communities as outlined in the Queensland: an age-friendly community – Strategic Direction Statement and Action Plan. The Queensland Government committed $1 million per year for three years from 2017–18 to fund the development of innovative age-friendly projects.
Applications close 5pm Monday 10 June 2019.
Queries about the grants program can be directed to the Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors.
Local Government Association of Queensland
LG House, 25 Evelyn Street, Newstead Qld 4006
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